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Pacquiao vs Ugas: Manny Pacquiao makes grand arrival in Las Vegas

Pacquiao makes a public appearance ahead of this weekend’s PPV title fight.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Now just a few days away from Saturday night’s welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas, both fighters made their grand arrivals in Las Vegas which can be viewed in full above thanks to our friends at Fight Hub TV.

When Pacquiao was asked about facing Ugas as a late replacement opponent after Errol Spence was forced to withdraw from this weekend’s bout, Pacquiao said he has no reservations about the change.

“It’s not hard for me,” Pacquiao said about making the adjustment to facing Ugas. “In two days I’m able to adjust right away because I’ve been fighting right-handed (fighters). So it’s not really difficult unless your fighting a right-handed and it switch to left-handed.”

Pacquiao was then asked about his criticism of the WBA’s stripping of his title and why he would want to fight for it again.

“Well, this is not only the belt but it’s about my legacy, my name and also my honor — honor for my career and honor for my country.”

Check out the full video of Pacquiao’s press conference and response to media questions in the link above. Pacquiao and Ugas collide this weekend on Showtime PPV and BLH will be right here with full live coverage of all the action!

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